Tuesday's Best Bet: Tio Perico tries synthetic ground at Presque Isle

August 19, 2019 08:46pm

Tuesday’s seventh race from Presque Isle Downs is an optional claiming event for 2-year-olds dashing six furlongs on the all-weather surface (Post Time 7:55 p.m. ET).  


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#5 TIO PERICO (3-1) earned the best number in an easy front running win as the favorite at Thistledown July 29. Jason DaCosta is 3-for-7 with his dirt to all-weather starters, and he probably wins this if he handles synthetic ground.


#2 Kissmeonemoretime (2-1) showed speed in all three local starts, and he graduated at 5.5 furlongs July 28. He should show speed from the inside post. 



#3 Bear Creek (8-1) turned away his pace challengers in a decent debut MSW win at Presque Isle July 29. The first time gelding needs to run faster to threaten my top two contenders. 


Wagers:


#5 to win


Exacta 5/2-3


Exacta 2-3/5


Trifecta Key 5/2-3


August 2019 Best Bet Winners

Aug 7 - Mr. Buff/Dynamax Prime Exacta ($8.30)

Aug 14 - EQUAL MEASURE ($9.40)

Aug 16 - SIBERIAN IRIS ($16.20)

Aug 17 - Dunbar Road/Point of Honor Exacta ($7.90)

Aug 18 - PRINCE EARL ($21.60), Trifecta ($272.10)

Aug 19 - Hotshot Anna/Spring in the Wind Exacta ($12.40)

 

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